TITLE

Dixie's pride

PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
People;8/19/96, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Alberta Martin, believed to be the only living United States Civil War widow. Her reaction to Allen Gurganus' novel `Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All;' Her marriage to William Martin who fought for the Fourth Alabama Infantry against Ulysses S. Grant in the siege of Petersburg, Virginia.
ACCESSION #
9608157681

 

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